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Reading to Children

Let your children listen to stories read by our volunteer in the Children’s Area of the library. No appointment is necessary — just drop in!

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, Children Area

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U.S. Citizenship Reading and Writing

This class focuses on preparing adult learners for the Reading and Writing component of the U.S. Naturalization Test.  Let's practice together and...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Dr. Roberto Cruz Alum Rock Branch Library, Family Learning Center (FLC) Room

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Read Write Discover Tutoring

CLASSES FULL. Registration is CLOSED. Read Write Discover is a program that matches high school students with youth in grades 1st-8th in an effort to help...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Tully Community Branch Library

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ESL Conversation Club

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 3:00 PM to 4:15 PM
Willow Glen Branch Library, Group Study Room

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Individual Computer Help

Schedule an hour one-on-one session for computer tutorials.  This program is held every Thursday and is intended for adults. ...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, FLC Computers

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Math Tutoring Sessions

NOTE: Sign-ups for this event have filled up and the session is now closed! Please contact the Santa Teresa Branch at the end of July for more information...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library, Group Study Room A

Kinetic Sculptures For Teens

Make something that moves!  Join us to create a unique and creative kinetic sculpture that will move as part of its design. For Teens, ages 12-18.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cambrian Branch Library

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LEGO Builders / Constructores de LEGO

Expanded Hours! Join our Lego Builders where children have the opportunity to expand their creativity and imagination through the power of play...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Community Room or Children's Area

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ESL Conversation Club

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
West Valley Branch Library

Reading to Cats at The Dancing Cat July 19th at 4 pm

Reading to Cats at The Dancing Cat

Note: This event is SOLD OUT.  Back by popular demand...it's summer learning! It was so much fun that the San Jose Public Library will host another event...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The Dancing Cat
702 East Julian Street, San Jose, CA 95112

GarageScript Coding Community - July Registration

If you’re passionate about learning how to code, we’d love for you to join the non-profit coding community, GarageScript! They help people of any...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library, SJPL Works - Third Floor

Comic Drawing Games for Teens

Using Mangaka, a creative card game that encourages players to design an original comic over 4 rounds of frantic drawing, participants imagination and...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Calabazas Branch Library

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ESL Classes Level 2-High Beginning English Conversation

Practice your language skills between meetings. Pronunciator and Mango Languages offer  self-paced language learning for English...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Seven Trees Branch Library, FLC Room

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U.S. Citizenship Class / Clase de Ciudadania E.U.

Prepare for the United States Citizenship test by going through the 100 questions provided by the USCIS. The questions will cover: Civics U.S. History...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Biblioteca Latinoamericana Branch Library

Kinetic Sculptures For Teens

Make something that moves!  Join us to create a unique and creative kinetic sculpture that will move as part of its design. For Teens, ages 12-18.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library

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ESL Conversation Club

No meeting on August 2 & 9 - Thursday ESL Conversation Club will resume on August 16. English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Evergreen Branch Library, Community Room

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3D Printing Lab Hour

If you have ever wanted to try 3D printing, now is your chance! Village Square is hosting a 3D printer and giving you the opportunity to learn how it works. In...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Group Study Room 2

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teensReach Meeting

This leadership and volunteer service group for teens ages 13-18 meets monthly. Get involved, earn volunteer hours and be a leader in the library. For more...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Village Square Branch Library, Community Room

ESL Conversation Club

ESL Conversation Club

English as a Second Language (ESL) Conversation Clubs create a welcoming and respectful environment for adult learners of English to practice their English...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Group Study Room 1

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Reading to Children with Bascom volunteer Stephanie

Bring your children to the Bascom Branch library so that they can listen to books read by our trained volunteer. Reading to children builds vocabulary and...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Bascom Branch Library, Children's Room

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Bilingual Storytime / Hora de cuentos bilingüe

Come join and enjoy stories, songs, and movement activities that support early literacy development and help foster a love of books and reading. Sharing the...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:00 PM
East San José Carnegie Branch Library, Community Room or Children's Room

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SJPL Works: How to Master the Resume & Interview

Increase the marketability of your resume by incorporating accomplishment statements and transferable skills. A career librarian will show you how to...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Santa Teresa Branch Library

Kinetic Sculptures For Teens

Make something that moves!  Join us to create a unique and creative kinetic sculpture that will move as part of its design. For Teens, ages 12-18.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Village Square Branch Library

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Summer Skills Tutoring for Kids (Grades K-8)

Does your child need to keep their mind sharp over the summer? At Edenvale Library, our Summer Skills Tutors are here to help. Similar to...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Edenvale Branch Library, Children's Area

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13th St. Neighborhood Advisory Committee "NAC" meeting

The 13th Street Neighborhood Advisory Committee will meet on the 3rd Thursday of every month.  Historic Hensley, Horace Mann, Julian/St. James, Madiera...

Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Joyce Ellington Branch Library, Community Room